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John Maytham's Book Review: 28 June 2019

Take a listen to John Maytham's latest three book reccomendations and reviews.

  • Metropolis by Phillip Kerr
  • Porpoise by Mark Haddon
  • Written in History by Simon Sebag Montefiore

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